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March 8, 2009
Philadelphia Flower Show Where: : Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia When: : 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today What: : This year's theme is "Bella Italia," highlighting the landscapes of Italy. The show features acres of gardens and plants, live music, Italian folk dancing, cooking demonstrations, 150 vendors and more. How much: : Tickets are $22, $13 for children ages 2-16 What's nearby: : The Philadelphia Museum of Art (philamuseum.org) has a new exhibition of works by French artist Paul Cezanne Amtrak is offering 20 percent off regular fares to Philadelphia.
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Sports Digest | October 22, 2013
College field hockey Witmer's overtime goal lifts No. 1 Terps over No. 4 Syracuse, 2-1 Jill Witmer deflected Ali McEvoy 's shot 2 minutes, 37 seconds into overtime for the game-winning goal, lifting No. 1 Maryland (15-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) to a 2-1 victory over No. 4 Syracuse (12-2, 2-2) on Friday. The Terps ' Maxine Fluharty scored with 49 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game. Maryland goalkeeper Natalie Hunter made six saves.
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February 26, 2010
Transportation: If driving, take Interstate 95 north to Exit 22 (previously 17), I-676 West. Bear right and exit onto Callowhill Street. Follow signs to 8th Street South - Chinatown, then to Pennsylvania Convention Center. Main show entrance is on 12th and Arch streets. By train, take Amtrak to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. Then take a free SEPTA Regional Rail train at 30th Street Station to Market East Station (show the conductor your Amtrak ticket stub; save it for the return trip)
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The Baltimore Sun | October 17, 2013
Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala, North Carolina women's coach Jenny Levy (Roland Park) and former Washington Capitals center Bill Clement will be among the speakers at January's US Lacrosse National Convention, the organization announced Thursday. Among the other men's speakers are coaches John Danowski of Duke, Paul Cantabene of Stevenson, Jeff Tambroni of Penn State, Kevin Corrigan of Notre Dame, Lars Tiffany of Brown and Peter Milliman of Cornell. The speakers for the women's game will include Georgetown head coach Ricky Fried, Penn State head coach Missy Doherty (Maryland, St. Mary's)
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By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2013
Prepare for the British Invasion. This one, however, will be of the floral, not musical, variety. The nearly 200-year-old Philadelphia Flower Show runs March 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year's theme is "Brilliant!" with exhibits focusing on the landscapes, culture and beauty of Great Britain. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society , which sponsors the event, has teamed up with Britain's Royal Horticultural Society to bring British designers, experts and presentations to the show, including Mark Lane, the head gardener for Buckingham Palace.
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By Karin Remesch | July 4, 1996
Philadelphia celebrationsBeginning at 11 a.m. today, young descendants of the signers of the Declaration of Independence will touch the Liberty Bell simultaneously, beginning a bell-ringing from the Centennial Bell Independence Hall Tower in Philadelphia that will be carried out in every state in the nation.The celebration continues at 6 p.m. with "America Starts Here," a parade that ends at the Philadelphia Art Museum, where Patti LaBelle will perform on the grounds at 8 p.m. A fireworks display choreographed to music will follow.
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The Baltimore Sun | October 17, 2013
Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala, North Carolina women's coach Jenny Levy (Roland Park) and former Washington Capitals center Bill Clement will be among the speakers at January's US Lacrosse National Convention, the organization announced Thursday. Among the other men's speakers are coaches John Danowski of Duke, Paul Cantabene of Stevenson, Jeff Tambroni of Penn State, Kevin Corrigan of Notre Dame, Lars Tiffany of Brown and Peter Milliman of Cornell. The speakers for the women's game will include Georgetown head coach Ricky Fried, Penn State head coach Missy Doherty (Maryland, St. Mary's)
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Sports Digest | October 22, 2013
College field hockey Witmer's overtime goal lifts No. 1 Terps over No. 4 Syracuse, 2-1 Jill Witmer deflected Ali McEvoy 's shot 2 minutes, 37 seconds into overtime for the game-winning goal, lifting No. 1 Maryland (15-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) to a 2-1 victory over No. 4 Syracuse (12-2, 2-2) on Friday. The Terps ' Maxine Fluharty scored with 49 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game. Maryland goalkeeper Natalie Hunter made six saves.
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By [LORI SEARS] | October 29, 2006
Philly museum craft show Fine contemporary crafts will be for sale at the 30th annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show from Thursday through Nov. 5 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Looking for clay works, glass objects, wood pieces, metal works or fiber goods? You'll find an array of unique art works, from the functional to the decorative, at the annual juried show. This year, nearly 200 artists, including 26 from Finland, will offer their wares. The artists were chosen from a pool of 1,500 applicants.
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By Lori Sears | November 7, 2002
If you like craft shows, the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show is the place to be today through Sunday. Looking for ceramic goblets? Metal sculptures? Handmade jewelry? You'll find it all, as well as works in glass, wood, fiber, leather, paper and more, at the show, which takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The show features contemporary American crafts by 190 top craft artists from 39 states, as well as works by 25 American Indian craft artists. Visitors can meet the artists, learn about the works, browse and purchase works.
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By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2013
Prepare for the British Invasion. This one, however, will be of the floral, not musical, variety. The nearly 200-year-old Philadelphia Flower Show runs March 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year's theme is "Brilliant!" with exhibits focusing on the landscapes, culture and beauty of Great Britain. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society , which sponsors the event, has teamed up with Britain's Royal Horticultural Society to bring British designers, experts and presentations to the show, including Mark Lane, the head gardener for Buckingham Palace.
TRAVEL
February 26, 2010
Transportation: If driving, take Interstate 95 north to Exit 22 (previously 17), I-676 West. Bear right and exit onto Callowhill Street. Follow signs to 8th Street South - Chinatown, then to Pennsylvania Convention Center. Main show entrance is on 12th and Arch streets. By train, take Amtrak to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. Then take a free SEPTA Regional Rail train at 30th Street Station to Market East Station (show the conductor your Amtrak ticket stub; save it for the return trip)
TRAVEL
March 8, 2009
Philadelphia Flower Show Where: : Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia When: : 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today What: : This year's theme is "Bella Italia," highlighting the landscapes of Italy. The show features acres of gardens and plants, live music, Italian folk dancing, cooking demonstrations, 150 vendors and more. How much: : Tickets are $22, $13 for children ages 2-16 What's nearby: : The Philadelphia Museum of Art (philamuseum.org) has a new exhibition of works by French artist Paul Cezanne Amtrak is offering 20 percent off regular fares to Philadelphia.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Karin Remesch | July 4, 1996
Philadelphia celebrationsBeginning at 11 a.m. today, young descendants of the signers of the Declaration of Independence will touch the Liberty Bell simultaneously, beginning a bell-ringing from the Centennial Bell Independence Hall Tower in Philadelphia that will be carried out in every state in the nation.The celebration continues at 6 p.m. with "America Starts Here," a parade that ends at the Philadelphia Art Museum, where Patti LaBelle will perform on the grounds at 8 p.m. A fireworks display choreographed to music will follow.
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By Tom LoBianco | March 2, 2000
Philadelphia Flower Show The Pennsylvania Convention Center becomes a giant garden March 5 as the famed Philadelphia Flower Show opens for a one-week run. Billed as the "world's largest indoor flower show," this year's event has 10 acres of blooming gardens, thousands of specimen plants, topiary, floral arrangements and miniature garden scenes by horticulturalists and designers. A marketplace will offer gardening tools, plants, bulbs, seeds and more. The flower show runs March 5-12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch and 12th streets, Philadelphia.
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By KARIN REMESCH | March 1, 2001
Philadelphia Flower Show in full bloom Visitors to this year's Philadelphia Flower Show will be taken on a trip to floral wonderlands across centuries and continents. Experience the geometric designs of ancient Egypt's canal gardens, the Mediterranean plantings of garden designer Penelope Hobhouse and the whimsical folly of Chanticleer, America's romantic pleasure garden. Your journey through the show - called "Great Gardeners of the World" - will also take you across acres of blooming back yards, front yards, terraces, side yards, streetscapes and sun rooms filled with ideas for the spring gardening season.
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